Supporters of a truck convoy on Vancouver Island wave flags in Ladysmith a few weeks ago. (Black Press Media file photo)

Supporters of a truck convoy on Vancouver Island wave flags in Ladysmith a few weeks ago. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Canadians need to ‘take back’ flag

Letter writer has had to lower flag outside his home

To the editor,

I certainly don’t support the ongoing protests; if anything, they have embarrassed our country. But worse, they have very successfully stolen our Canadian flag to use as a symbol for their anti-government belief.

Due to this ‘takeover’ of our once great flag, I have had to lower the flag at my personal residence as, clearly, I don’t want to be associated with this far-right movement.

Our Canadian flag can represent either our country or their ‘movement,’ but it really can’t be both. Canadians must now consider how to take back our flag.

Collin Holstein, Mill Bay

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